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Adult and child killed in Nigeria building collapse

The incident occurred in Lagos.

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People gather at the scene of the building collapsed in Lagos Nigeria (Sunday Alamba/AP)

People gather at the scene of the building collapsed in Lagos Nigeria (Sunday Alamba/AP)

People gather at the scene of the building collapsed in Lagos Nigeria (Sunday Alamba/AP)

An adult and a child have been killed in a building collapse in Lagos, Nigeria.

The National Emergency Management Agency said eight people had been rescued from the debris.

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Emergency workers have encircled the rubble with tape to keep onlookers away (Sunday Alamba/AP)

Emergency workers have encircled the rubble with tape to keep onlookers away (Sunday Alamba/AP)

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Emergency workers have encircled the rubble with tape to keep onlookers away (Sunday Alamba/AP)

Footage from the scene shows emergency tape separating the mound of rubble from onlookers.

The cause of the incident is not yet known.

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